About Scott Beard

Finding the right Realtor can be the difference between a happy, stress-free home buying or selling experience, and an unhappy, stressful experience. That’s why choosing the right Agent to begin with is key. I have helped hundreds upon hundreds of clients during my career and sold over $55 million in properties and look forward to putting my experience to work for you.
Contact me at any time. I look forward to hearing from you.

Tax Deductions For Owning Homes In Boston MA

There can be several tax deductions for owning homes. Deductions reduce your taxable income and thus lead to fewer taxes owed. It is helpful to understand the tax benefits when buying a property or … [Read more...]

Tips On Comparing Multiple Offers On Boston MA Listings

Considering more than one offer may be a complex process for homeowners. The urge is to focus on solely price, but that might be a mistake. There are several different components to an offer that … [Read more...]

Cancelling PMI From FHA Loans Endorsed Before June 3, 2013

Most buyers who obtain FHA loans were interested in the option to provide less money down. Since PMI is often charged on mortgages with less than 20% down, most FHA borrowers have PMI payments … [Read more...]

Lower Mortgage Insurance Rates For FHA Home Loans In Boston MA beginning January 26, 2015

It was just recently released that the mortgage insurance rates for FHA home loans is changing. This will truly help people now in the market to buy. The following are a few facts on on lower mortgage … [Read more...]

The Benefits Of Staging Boston MA Homes For Sale

Any real estate broker or buyer can attest to the benefits of staging Boston MA homes for sale. There are important benefits that make it worth the time. This blog covers things to consider when … [Read more...]

Information On Income Versus Debt Ratio For Boston MA Home Loan Pre-approvals

Personal finances play a significant role in loan pre-approvals. All mortgage companies examine your assets, income, credit and debts. These determine if you qualify for financing and the amount. The … [Read more...]

Boston MA Homestead Law Details

Homestead protection is available to Boston MA homeowners and shelters their equity from unsecured creditors. This is a vital consideration for any homeowner. The Boston MA homestead law details in … [Read more...]

Eliminating PMI From FHA Loans

PMI is normally required on home loans with under a 20% downpayment. Most people who use FHA have low down payments and will thus be responsible for PMI every month. The amount is based on a … [Read more...]

Advantages Of 1031 Exchanges For Tax Deferment In Boston MA

A 1031 exchange is a method for deferring taxes on the sale of one property by purchasing another. Real estate used for business or investment can qualify. When used properly, it may result in … [Read more...]

An Explanation Of Boston MA Appraised And Assessed Home Values

Appraised and assessed home values are regularly confused with one another. As a home buyer and home seller, it is helpful to remember the difference between the two. An explanation of Boston MA … [Read more...]